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MusicPart of Humanities
Understanding musical worlds. Discover music's role in history, culture and society
Composing the future.  Develop your creative voice
Connecting to communities. Explore music therapy, community music and the music profession

We are among the largest and liveliest music departments in the UK. Our innovative and eclectic curriculum and vibrant research culture create a flourishing environment for studies in performance, composition and musical scholarship of all kinds.

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Our academic faculty members specialise in musicology and ethnomusicology, composition, music technology and performance.

9 July 2020

Success for Music PhD Composition Students

Our congratulations go to Music PhD students Blake Troise and Peter...

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25 June 2020

New Book From University of Southampton's ...

Valeria de Lucca, The Politics of Princely Entertainment: Music and...

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24 June 2020

Southampton Composer Drew Crawford's Emoti...

Have you ever been excited by the sound of an approaching ice-cream...

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